It's band's first time on show...
jason gregory
14:17 21st April 2011

Muse’s hit ‘Uprising’ was covered on American Idol on Wednesday (April 20).

Singer James Durbin sang the track after contestants were asked to perform a song from the 21st century.

Durbin was praised by the show’s judges, who include Aerosmith star Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez.

The performance, which can be watched below on Gigwise, marked the first time Muse’s music has been used on the programme.

‘Uprising’ is taken from the band’s 2009 album ‘The Resistance’, which helped the band raise their profile in the US. THe band recently toured South America as the support act for U2.

Muse - 'Uprising' (cover by James Durbin):

Muse - live